Ukrainian troops bombarded Horlivka and Novoluhanske on Thursday, firing seven 152mm shells and six NATO 155mm shells. reported Representation of the Donetsk People’s Republic at the Armistice Regime Joint Control and Coordination Center (GCC).
“The fire was recorded in the direction of the VFU (Armed formations of Ukraine – ed.): 20.50 (coincident with Moscow time) – Dyleevka settlement – Gorlovka settlement (Nikitovsky district): seven shells of caliber 152 mm were fired; 23.00 – Klescheevka settlement – Novoluganskoye settlement checkpoint: six shells of 155 mm caliber were fired.”
The representative office of the DPR in the GCC reported on Thursday that there were 13 shellings of Gorlovka by Ukrainian troops, including 155-millimeter “NATO” caliber projectiles. As a result of the bombing of the city, two people, including a child, were killed and eight injured. Gorlovka Mayor Ivan Prikhodko reported that the cathedral was damaged due to the shelling of Ukrainian troops, the Donbassgaz building and the skin dispensary were also damaged.